Research Associate in Molecular Magnetism (two posts available)

University of Manchester

Two research associate positions are available to work in the molecular magnetism group led by Prof Richard Winpenny in the Department of Chemistry. The project is funded by a European Research Council Advanced Grant and will involve the synthesis and study of molecular magnets that could be used as molecular qubits and will involve collaboration with other European groups. The positions are available immediately and would end on May 31st 2024.

Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry or a related discipline and experience of synthesis and, ideally, magnetic or EPR measurements. Informal enquiries to Prof Richard Winpenny (Email: [email protected]) are welcome. The post is available immediately.

The School/Department is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School/Department holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Richard Winpenny

Email: [email protected]

General enquiries:

Email: [email protected]

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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